Lead Engineer Digital Brand Experience

| Chicago

About the Role

The Lead Engineer will provide technical guidance to a team of local and international software engineers, QA engineers and DevOps engineers responsible for the company’s flagship website under Morningstar.com. This role reports into the Technical Manager responsible for this website. The website is built with a set of cutting-edge technologies, and hosted entirely on the cloud (AWS). The Lead Engineer will work with the Technical Manager to determine and implement the architectural vision of the product.

 

Job Responsibilities

• Implement and maintain the architectural integrity of the website
• Mentor all junior engineers on the team
• Lead the engineering team to write robust and performant code that can sustain this high traffic website for years to come
• Introduce new and emerging technologies as they evolve in order to maintain the competitive edge of the website
• Advice the team and the rest of the technology organization about potential weaknesses and opportunities

 

Qualifications

Understands AWS
o Cloudfront
o Serverless Framework
o IAM, S3, EC2, DynamoDB
o Lamba functions
o CI/CD through Code Pipeline

Full stack experience
o Vue.js, Node.js
o Java (J2EE) 8+

CI/CD

Software architecture
o Web-scale application development
o Asynchronous techniques
o Observability (monitoring, logging)
o Separations of concerns (data, business logic, presentation)
• Scrum/Agile experience

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Morningstar Benefits Overview

Morningstar is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States who work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Our benefits are designed to invest in your -- and your family's well-being, including investments in your health and financial future.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
The safety of our employees is very important to us. We have been operating remotely due to COVID-19.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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